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'Detailed timetable and plan needed over A9 dualling to avoid repeating past delays'

20 January 2024
'Detailed timetable and plan needed over A9 dualling to avoid repeating past delays'

'Detailed timetable and plan needed over A9 dualling to avoid repeating past delays'

20 January 2024

Road safety charity IAM RoadSmart made the remarks in submissions' to the Scottish Government's dualling inquiry.


UPDATE: A9 almost cleared of stranded vehicles 'but likely to remain shut for hours yet', say police

18 January 2024
UPDATE: A9 almost cleared of stranded vehicles 'but likely to remain shut for hours yet', say police

UPDATE: A9 almost cleared of stranded vehicles 'but likely to remain shut for hours yet', say police

18 January 2024

The force has also advised against travelling between south Highland and north Highland as many key routes remain blocked by drifting snow.


PICTURES: Snowy fun for all ages despite Highland transport chaos

18 January 2024
PICTURES: Snowy fun for all ages despite Highland transport chaos

PICTURES: Snowy fun for all ages despite Highland transport chaos

18 January 2024

Days of heavy snow may have continued to wreak havoc on Highland transport and schools on Thursday – but there was also plenty of fun to be had too!


Hero police dog Fergie praised for her help finding missing woman in Inverness

18 January 2024
Hero police dog Fergie praised for her help finding missing woman in Inverness

Hero police dog Fergie praised for her help finding missing woman in Inverness

18 January 2024

It's the second time in a week an Inverness police dog has been praised after another sniffed out drugs worth £15k in an unrelated incident.


Stranded A9 motorists urged to 'stay in cars and keep warm' as police warn other drivers to 'avoid area'

18 January 2024
Stranded A9 motorists urged to 'stay in cars and keep warm' as police warn other drivers to 'avoid area'

Stranded A9 motorists urged to 'stay in cars and keep warm' as police warn other drivers to 'avoid area'

18 January 2024

Police confirm 'multiple' vehicles are stuck in the snow on the A9 north of Helmsdale and have warned that it is unclear when conditions will improve.


Motorists stranded on snow-bound A9, warns Traffic Scotland

18 January 2024
Motorists stranded on snow-bound A9, warns Traffic Scotland

Motorists stranded on snow-bound A9, warns Traffic Scotland

18 January 2024

'Several vehicles' have become stranded on the busy A9 trunk road due to heavy and drifting snow, Traffic Scotland has warned.


£115,000 drugs haul seized by police in Inverness raid

18 January 2024
£115,000 drugs haul seized by police in Inverness raid

£115,000 drugs haul seized by police in Inverness raid

18 January 2024

A man has been arrested and charged after police seized £115,000 worth of Class B drugs during a search at an Inverness property.


Snow plough leaves road as drifts cause chaos on Highland routes

18 January 2024
Snow plough leaves road as drifts cause chaos on Highland routes

Snow plough leaves road as drifts cause chaos on Highland routes

18 January 2024

Police have urged motorists to take extra care, after heavy snow and drifting left some roads in such poor condition even ploughs have had trouble.


Police hunt flare thrower after fan injured at Inverness Caley Thistle v Dundee United match

18 January 2024
Police hunt flare thrower after fan injured at Inverness Caley Thistle v Dundee United match

Police hunt flare thrower after fan injured at Inverness Caley Thistle v Dundee United match

18 January 2024

Police have appealed for information after revealing that a fan was injured by a flare during Caley Thistle's match against Dundee United last week.


'High risk' of snow disruption in amber alert areas spark pleas to Highlanders

17 January 2024
'High risk' of snow disruption in amber alert areas spark pleas to Highlanders

'High risk' of snow disruption in amber alert areas spark pleas to Highlanders

17 January 2024

"Do you really need to travel?", Highlanders have been asked amid a heightened amber snow alert and Met Office warnings of "significant" fresh totals.


Highland snow warning upgraded to amber as heavier snow and drifts forecast

17 January 2024
Highland snow warning upgraded to amber as heavier snow and drifts forecast

Highland snow warning upgraded to amber as heavier snow and drifts forecast

17 January 2024

A heightened amber warning has been issued amid forecasts of even heavier snowfalls and drifting snow.


'Considerable' avalanche risk on Highland mountains, as warning level raised

17 January 2024
'Considerable' avalanche risk on Highland mountains, as warning level raised

'Considerable' avalanche risk on Highland mountains, as warning level raised

17 January 2024

Avalanche risks on Highland peaks are now "considerable", mountain-goers have been warned in the wake of heavy snowfall.


Man arrested and charged following serious assault in Inverness

17 January 2024
Man arrested and charged following serious assault in Inverness

Man arrested and charged following serious assault in Inverness

17 January 2024

A man has been arrested and charged in connection with a serious assault in Inverness that left a man in hospital with non-life threatening injuries.


UPDATE: Man dies after Caledonian Canal incident

16 January 2024
UPDATE: Man dies after Caledonian Canal incident

UPDATE: Man dies after Caledonian Canal incident

16 January 2024

A man has died at the Caledonian Canal in Inverness after emergency services were scrambled to reports of someone in the water on Tuesday morning.


Police release description of suspect wanted over serious assault in Inverness

16 January 2024
Police release description of suspect wanted over serious assault in Inverness

Police release description of suspect wanted over serious assault in Inverness

16 January 2024

Details of a suspect wanted in connection with a serious assault in Gilbert Street, Inverness, have been released by police.


Heavy snow 'starting to affect' busy Highland trunk roads

16 January 2024
Heavy snow 'starting to affect' busy Highland trunk roads

Heavy snow 'starting to affect' busy Highland trunk roads

16 January 2024

Heavy snow is starting to impact several Highland trunk roads, Traffic Scotland has revealed.


UPDATE: 'Person in canal' sparks emergency incident in Inverness

16 January 2024
UPDATE: 'Person in canal' sparks emergency incident in Inverness

UPDATE: 'Person in canal' sparks emergency incident in Inverness

16 January 2024

A large emergency response involving ambulances, fire crews, a boat team and police was sparked by concern for "a person in the Caledonian Canal".


Critical care paramedic and boat team attend 'incident' at Caledonian Canal in Inverness

16 January 2024
Critical care paramedic and boat team attend 'incident' at Caledonian Canal in Inverness

Critical care paramedic and boat team attend 'incident' at Caledonian Canal in Inverness

16 January 2024

Ambulances and fire engines were also dispatched to the area next to the Caledonian Canal at 9.38am.


Wind turbine 'practice run' set to cause disruption between Skye and Loch Ness

16 January 2024
Wind turbine 'practice run' set to cause disruption between Skye and Loch Ness

Wind turbine 'practice run' set to cause disruption between Skye and Loch Ness

16 January 2024

Motorists travelling on the A87 and A887 are being warned to expect possible disruption while a wind turbine delivery practice run takes place.


UPDATE: Inverness serious assault victim 'stable' in hospital with 'non-life threatening injuries'

16 January 2024
UPDATE: Inverness serious assault victim 'stable' in hospital with 'non-life threatening injuries'

UPDATE: Inverness serious assault victim 'stable' in hospital with 'non-life threatening injuries'

16 January 2024

The attack on the 29-year-old man at a Gilbert Street property sparked a large police response on Monday afternoon.


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